Realme X3 SuperZoom smartphone packs a 120 Hz display and 5x optical zoom (60x hybrid zoom)

Chinese smartphone maker Realme’s newest smartphone gets its name from its camera, which the company says supports up to 60x hybrid zoom (or 5x zoom when using optical zoom only). In fact, the 64MP telephoto camera on the Realme X3 SuperZoom is the phone’s primary camera, although there are also 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro […]

Realme X2 Pro smartphone features flagship specs for under $400 (a 90Hz display, Snapdragon 855+)

As prices of flagship phones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and Google hover around the $1,000 mark, some Chinese phone makers continue to show that it’s possible to offer flagship-class specs for lower prices. Much lower. The Realme X2 Pro is a smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, a 6.5 inch, 90 Hz, 1000-nit, FHD+ AMOLED display, […]

Smartphones with 64MP cameras coming soon (and 108MP eventually)

The megapixel wars have returned. There are a handful of smartphones on the market with cameras capable of capturing images up to 48MP. But soon the first phones with 64MP cameras will be available. Chinese phone makers Xiaomi and Oppo are racing to announce the first smartphones with 64 megapixel cameras, with Xiaomi introducing the […]

Realme X is a $220 smartphone with an AMOLED display, 48MP camera (for China)

Chinese phone maker Oppo sells a line of cheaper phones under its Realme brand… but the company’s new Realme X packs some surprisingly premium features into a low-cost handset. The phone features a 6.5 inch, FHD+ AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, a 16MP pop-up style selfie camera, and an in-display fingerprint sensor, and […]

Oppo’s Realme1 smartphone hits India this month for $130 and up

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is launching a new line of budget phones under the Realme brand, starting with the Realme1: a phone with semi-premium specs and a budget price tag. The phone features a 6 inch, 2160 x 1080 pixel display (with a slim top bezel rather than a notch), a MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core […]